Marc Chamberland, professor of mathematics and statistics, explains why in an animated TedEd video.
Mathematics and Statistics
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Pi Day is upon us! It is always held on March 14, since Pi starts with 3.14. The latest video from Professor Marc Chamberland's youtube channel, Tipping Point Math, asks "How Many Digits of Pi are Useful?" With trillions of digits crunched out by supercomputers, one wonders whether these numbers have more utility than wall-papering a room. In the video, five answers are given to the question.
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Professor Marc Chamberland offers advice on a subject near and dear to many students' hearts — getting a fair share of the pizza.
Professor Marc Chamberland offers a humorous take on everything you need to know about this irrational number.